Tyler Cox

A photo of Tyler Cox, Carleton University Political Science Alumni

Tyler Cox
Manager, Legislative Services at the City of Ottawa

BA of Political Science with Honours, 2005

Following Tyler’s first year at Carleton, he was hired by the City of Ottawa as a summer student. Since that time, he has taken on progressive responsibilities, including more than a decade in the Office of the City Clerk.

In his current role, Tyler is Manager, Legislative Services in the Office of the City Clerk. He has been responsible for various service areas: Committee and Council Services, Council Support Services, Mayor Support Services, Information Management, Archives, the Corporate Accessibility Office, and the Elections Office.

Tyler is committed to lifelong learning. After graduating from Carleton, he completed an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Ottawa, a Diploma in Municipal Administration from the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks, and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO), and a Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership from York University. He has also achieved his Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) designation from AMCTO.

Tyler is committed to making the government open and accessible. In 2019, he was honoured with the “Francophile of the Year” award by the Association des communautés francophones d’Ottawa for his leadership, commitment and positive impact on Ottawa’s francophone community.

Tyler enjoys volunteering with AMCTO and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada.

My experience as a student in Carleton’s Department of Political Science allowed me to develop my research and critical thinking skills, which prepared me for a rewarding career in local government.